The Wrong Guy

Synopsis: In Cleveland, the histrionic and clumsy executive Nelson Hibbert expects to be promoted to president of the Nigel Industries since he is engaged to the owner's daughter. However, his future father-in-law Mr. Nagel chooses the executive Ken Daly for the position, and Nelson threatens him in front of the board of directors. Later he decides to pay a visit to Mr. Nagel but finds him dead with a knife in his neck. Nelson removes the knife and is covered of blood, becoming hysterical and leaving the office assuming that he is the prime suspect. However, the surveillance cameras disclose the identity of the killer, and while Nelson escapes to Metcaf believing that he is chased by the police, the killer is pursued by the police and tries to eliminate Nelson believing that he is a "super-cop" on his trail.
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Director(s): David Steinberg
Production: HandMade Films
  1 win & 2 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.1
PG-13
Year:
1997
92 min
19 Views


you want to do that?

I want to see Nagel now.

I'm sorry.

You'll have to wait.

Okay.

Excuse me.

I-I've read all of these.

Do you have anything else?

No.

Then I'm not waiting!

[ Door opens ]

Listen, Nagel.

I've got something

I want to get off my chest.

Your treatment of me is

completely unacceptable,

and I just --

Would you stop staring

at me like that?

Okay, 'cause the point

still remains.

How dare you --

how dare...

All right, fine, if that's

the way you want to play it.

You want to play

the staring game? Fine.

Two can play

the staring game.

Okay, I can't play

the staring game.

You win, all right?

Big man! You win, all right?

The -- The point

still remains that you

had absolutely no --

Okay, look,

maybe this was a bad i--

Mayb--

this was a bad idea.

Aah!

Aah!

Aah! Aah!

Aah!

Aah! Aah!

[ Gasping ]

Oh, G-- oh!

Oh!

Aah!! Aah!

Aah!

Aah! Aah! Aah! Aah!

Ugh.

Aah! Aah! Aah!

Aah!

Aah! Aah!

Aah! Aah! Aah!

Aah!

Oh!

Aah!

Ugh.

[ Gasping ]

Aah!

Ahhhhhh! Ahhhhhh!

Ahhhhh! Ahhhhh!

Ahhhhhh!

Aaaaaaah!

Aah! Aah! Aah! Aah!

Aaaaaaaaaaah!

-- Ahhhhhhh!

-- Aah!

Aah! Aah! Aah!

Aaaaaaah!

[ Telephone rings in distance ]

[ Metal rattling ]

[ Beeping ]

[ Beeps ]

Sir...

Sir, you dropped this.

No, I didn't.

Yes, you did.

I'm afraid

you're mistaken.

Well, I saw it fall

from your coat.

Thank you.

[ Glass cutting ]

[ Whistling ]

[ Click, beep ]

[ Whirring ]

[ Click, beep ]

[ Elevator bell dings ]

[ Thud ]

Nosebleed --

really bad nosebleed.

[ Sirens wailing ]

[ Tires screech ]

[ Sirens wailing ]

-- [ Metal rattling ]

-- You.

It's not how it looks.

Oh, what's the use?!

[ Engine turns over,

tires screech ]

[ Sea gulls cry,

fog horn blows ]

[ Buoy rings ]

[ Thud ]

[ lndistinct talking on radio ]

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Dave Foley

David Scott Foley (born January 4, 1963) is a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, director, producer, and writer. He is known as a co-founder of the comedy group The Kids in the Hall, responsible for their eponymous sketch show and the feature-length film Brain Candy. He played Dave Nelson in the sitcom NewsRadio, voiced Flik in A Bug's Life, and hosted the game show Celebrity Poker Showdown. more…

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